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Quickest car for $500?

Discussion in 'General' started by fmx300, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. fmx300

    fmx300 New Member

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    Me and a mate are both buying a car for $500 and seeing whole can get there car going the hardest.
    has to be a 6 and a RWD
    what should i be looking for?
    VL?
     
  2. eurekamad94

    eurekamad94 street kiddo

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    straight line or corneres aswell ?

    try and go for a manual vn or ea-el falcon both manual go alright for a cheap thrasher :p
     
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    what are the rules?
    do it have to be in RWC?
    does it have to be stock?
    can weight be removed?
    is it for paddock use only?
    why does it have to be a 6?
     
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    vls dont sell for $500.

    v6 VN auto, that's the fastest for the cheapest. a stripped VN should be able to get low 15s 1/4 mile. with a bit more money you could improve it to mid to high 14s.
     
  5. VrWagz1

    VrWagz1 The Wagon on Wheels..

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    maybe a 91 turbo charade
     
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    lol vl's sell for a 100 just ask dirbatua on here picked one up for just over 100
     
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    CANYONERO Likes Cheese...

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    old school skyline :)
     
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    lil_mickey LOUD AND PROUD

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    yeah r31 skyline... light weight and same engine and running gear as vl commodore...

    sounds like a comp i saw on top gear lol
     
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    Goon Scientific Tuning

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    Mine cost me 500 :thumbsup: my bros would of been the same but he wanted the mags with it so :p
     
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    padrickz88 Rick =]

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    I say vn..... and strip the **** out of it, tune, cai actually! go look at mortons vp thread and do exactly what he done and you will possibly have the quickest un opened vn around :)
     
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    My VN was almost as fast as mortons full weight with stock gears :) with a 2 ton rated tow bar on it :) Unless you can find an EA Falcon MPI manual for 500 the VN is the quickest for that kind of money
     
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    Morton For external use only

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    Find an R31 Skyline with a LOT of panel damage ^_^
     
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    -1 from me, the skyline weighs more than the VL

    Looking at numbers alone the N/A VS V6 has the greatest power to weight ratio of stock V6 Commodores up until the VZ's with the high output alloytechs; the reality is that that's based on power alone and not other variables such as gearbox and drivetrain components. In stock form the VN could go faster, so I'd also have to say VN Series 1 Exec stripped down - HOWEVER: For $500 you may have trouble finding one with lower km's and a drivetrain that hasn't had the life thrashed out of it.

    This is another point to consider; The more worn out the drivetrain components are the less power is produced and more lost before it gets to the wheels.
     
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    Morton For external use only

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    Noooooo, too slow. He needs a turbo with drift damage :p
     
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    Reaper Tells it like it is.

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    there is a difference between 'fastest' and 'quickest'...

    Which one do you need it to be?
     
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    Theres heaps on ebay.

    Just go to cars & bikes, put your price from $1 to $500 and watch the magic happen
     
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    OP says V6 but I've bought a 253ci V8 VH for $250 I think it was once, drivetrain was alright but body wasn't... could get an old school V8 (if lucky 308, if not 253), would the 4.2L VH be quicker than the 3.8L VN?
     

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